Seven people have been arrested in a series of police raids on homes across Southampton. It was part of Operation Fortress, one of the biggest ever crackdowns on drug crime in the city.
Over the last six months Hampshire Police has made hundreds of arrests and seized tens of thousands of pounds of drugs and drug money, as James Crichton-Smith reports.
Over the last six months Hampshire Constabulary have been carrying out one of its biggest campaigns ever to fight drug crime in Southampton.
Yesterday, seven people were arrested in a day of police raids across the city to crack down on the supply of drugs.
Operation Fortress is aiming to make Southampton a hostile environment for drug dealers.
Since its launch in May, the two year campaign to combat drug-related violence has seen more than 150 arrests and £150,000 worth of drugs and cash taken off the streets.